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English definition of “general liability”

general liability

noun [C or U]    
LAW, INSURANCE legal responsibility for injury, property damage, or financial loss caused to others: You want coverage for major theft, fire, general liability (should a customer get hurt) and other perils.general liability insurance/policy Commercial general liability policies also cover the cost of defending claims against your business.
(Definition of general liability noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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